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07 Feb 2012 description
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Ce 6 février, la communauté internationale célèbre la Journée zéro tolérance aux mutilations génitales féminines (MGF), notamment sous l’impulsion de l’Union africaine, soutenue par le Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population (FNUAP) et l’UNICEF,

Le thème retenu cette année est de Malabo à New York, en route vers l’abandon définitif de mutilations génitales féminines.

06 Feb 2012 description
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Women in 15 African countries are working to abandon the deeply rooted traditional practice of female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C).

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates up to three million girls a year undergo the procedure.

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New Security Council President pushes resolution protecting schools and hospitals

The UN Security Council President for the month of July says he will propose a resolution to protect schools and hospitals in places of conflict.

German Ambassador Peter Wittig says tougher measures are needed, possibly even sanctions, to make sure these places are not targets during times of conflict.